Retailers feel the heat over tobacco sales – CBS News

No. 1 retailer Wal-Mart , along with Walgreen and Rite-Aid , two of the largest pharmacy chains, and top grocery store operators Kroger and Safeway are feeling the heat from state attorneys general and public health advocates.

Quarter of all UK tobacco sales are illicit

Over one-quarter of the tobacco smoked across the country is non-UK duty paid (NUKDP), latest estimates from JTI reveal. The latest figures do in fact represent a decline in illicit sales, although further tax increases in next month’s Budget could undermine this progress, JTI warned. Its survey also revealed some striking regional variations.

Tobacco Retailers :: Public Health :: Contra Costa Health

NEW retailers operating within 1000 feet of schools, parks, playgrounds and libraries are prohibited from selling tobacco products. Existing tobacco retailers are exempt. NEW retailers within 500 feet of tobacco retailers are prohibited from selling tobacco products. Existing tobacco retailers are exempt.

Target Stores to Stop Selling Cigarettes – latimes

In a sign that major retailers are beginning to feel the heat of anti-smoking sentiment, discount giant Target said Wednesday that it will eliminate cigarette sales by the end of …

Tobacco companies feel the heat as emerging markets burn

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Japan Tobacco International lowered prices of its Camel cigarettes in Turkey, gaining market share as a result. Imperial Tobacco, the Bristol-based maker of Gauloises, has seen more resilient sales of its cheaper brands than its premium brands in the past five years, according to Moody’s, the rating agency.

Retailers Feel the Heat of Lost Winter Clothing Sales

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Dec 16, 2015 · Sales of women’s boots in New York plunged by 24 percent in the first half of December, according to data from Planalytics, a weather intelligence firm that works with some 250 retailers to …

Tobacco products: C-store sales by sub-category U.S. 2017

This statistic shows the tobacco product sales in U.S. convenience stores (C-stores) in 2017, by sub-category. For the 52 weeks ended on December 31, 2017, cigarettes were the leading tobacco product sub-category in U.S. C-stores, with sales amounting to about 56.56 billion U.S. dollars.

Is a Bumpy Ride in Store for Tobacco in 2018? | CSP Daily News

Mixed economic forecasts and trepidation over emerging products should make retailers temper their optimism over changes at the FDA, Modi said, providing a few key reasons: Economic Uncertainty For starters, news over the economy and other core c-store categories has been mixed.

South Carolina among states with highest FDA violations

Retailers across the country are feeling the heat when it comes to selling tobacco to minors, and South Carolina is no exception. The state last year had the second-highest number of warning letters for illicit sales given to its businesses from the Food and Drug Administration and the third-highest number of civil penalty fines issued, according to the federal agency.

Tobacco retailing laws – Tobacco and Smoking

Tobacco retailer training. To learn more about your responsibilities under the Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2008 and what you must do to comply with the law, visit our online training.It was designed to support NSW tobacco retailers and sales staff to comply with tobacco retailing laws when selling tobacco, non-tobacco smoking products, e-cigarettes and e-cigarette accessories.